Emsworth Horticultural Society

Garden Trips 2018

This   year   we   start   in   March,   earlier   than   usual,   visiting   a   delightful   garden famous   for   its   amazing   collection   of   Hellebores,   organised   by   Angela Armstrong. The   rest   of   the   team,      Heather   Hayter,   Gill   Sadler,   Jan   Morgan,   Sally Outram      and   Annette   Wood   have   all   worked   hard   planning      a   wonderful day out for you all at cost price. Do support them.
Updated 04th April 2018
Angela Baldry 01243 372253 Away Trips Organiser and Day trips Co-ordinator Email: angel.b42@btinternet.com
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Gardens of Cotswolds -  Sat 23rd June to Tues 26th June There are only 2 places left on this holiday’.  So hurry!!!!
Please contact Angela Baldry (details above)
Casters   Brook,   Midhurst    –   In   the   morning   we   visit   Jean   and   Philip   Jackson’s   large,   informal   garden with   huge   pond   (and   one   duck)   and   see   some   of   the   internationally   renowned   artist   Philip   Jackson’s   sculptures in a garden setting. In    the    afternoon,    after    a    stop    for    lunch,    we    will    visit    Dean   House,   Kilmeston .     This    garden    was described   to   me   as   ‘the   jewel   in   the   NGS   crown’   by   the   NGS   organiser   for   our   county.   The   7   acres   have also   been   described   as   ‘a   well-kept   secret   hidden   behind   the   elegant   façade   of   its   Georgian   centrepiece’. Sweeping   lawns,   York   stone   paths,   gravel   pathways,   many   mature   trees   and   herbaceous   borders.   Rose garden,   pond   garden,   working   walled   garden   with   glasshouses,   60   metre   laburnum   and   wisteria   tunnel. We   will   be   met   and   guided   to   the   Orangery   for   a   talk,   slideshow   and   introduction   to   the   garden.   With   maps provided,   we   make   a   self-guided   tour   at   our   leisure,   after   which   time   we   return   to   the   Orangery   for   a ‘sumptuous’ tea where the gardeners will be present to answer any questions we may have. A wonderful day out for the cost of £32 to include the driver’s tip.   Please contact Annette Wood on  01243 378482   or by email at annettelizwood@gmail.com  to book your place.   If   this   is   confirmed,   please   send   a   cheque   to   7   Beacon   Square      Emsworth   PO10   7HU   for   £32    made   out   to E.H.S    and   dated   July   18 th    2018 .   Please   also   include   your   mobile   phone   number    and   email   address    if possible. You will be sent an itinerary for the day approximately a fortnight before the trip.
A Visit to 2 very Special Gardens – July 18 th  2018 - £32
Please Note: These events are organised for the benefit of EHS members. If you want to participate, why not join EHS, its only £7 per annum for the household
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The   September   Garden   Visit   is   to   the   Oxford   University   Botanic   Garden   where   we   will   have   an   hour   long guided   tour   including   their   hot   houses   and   wild   flower   gardens.      After   that   we   will   visit   Magdalene   College with    its    wonderful    grounds,    gardens    and    architecture    where    we    will    self    guide    ourselves    through quadrangles   and   ancient   cloisters,   passed   glorious   herbaceous   borders   and   along   riverside   meadows.      For those   who   would   like   to   take   the   opportunity   of   seeing   more   of   this   inspiring   City   there   will   be   a   little   time   to walk   through   the   streets   to   admire   one   fine   building   after   another,   or   to   pop-in   to   see   the   gardens   of   Merton College or, perhaps, St Edmund Hall which are both quite close. The   approximate   cost   will   be   £28.00      per   person   which   includes   entry   to   both   Magdalene   and   the   Botanic Garden,   as   well   as   the   guided   tour   of   the   latter.      To      register   an   interest   in   coming   on   this   trip,      please   get   in touch   with   Sally   and   Doug   Outram,    preferably   by   email    to   dugoutgardens@gmail.com    or   phone   us   on 01243 370263.  
EHS TRIP to OXFORD on Tuesday, 4th September 2018
First stop Hilliers In   1953   the   distinguished   plants   man,   Sir   Harold   Hillier   established   the   Gardens   and   Arboretum.   Over   the many   years   he   assembled   a   remarkable   collection,   in   the   aim   to   bring   together   the   most   comprehensive and unrivalled collection of trees, shrubs and hard hardy plants in the UK. Summer    features    are    the    Bog    garden,    the    Centenary    Border,    the    Jurassic    Gunnera    Boardwalk,    the Magnolia Glade, the pond and the Hydrangea walk. Then Longstock Water Garden Longstock   Park   Water   Garden   was   created   by   the   Beddington   family   in   the   1930's      and   further   developed by   John   Spedan   Lewis   in   the   1940’s   as   a   place   to   reflect   and   relax   with   over   40   different   waterlilies   alone. The garden is a true spectacle, hosting an array of plants from around the world. The price per person will be approximately £32.00 (to be confirmed nearer the time) Please   contact   Jan   Morgan   by   email   preferably   ( silverbells606@gmail.com )   or   phone   (01243   378794)   to book your place.
Longstock Water Gardens and Hilliers Gardens visit – Wednesday 4 th  July 2018
We   have   arranged   to   visit   Willows,   at   Boldre   near   Lymington.   This   is   a   country   garden   with   a   tropical   twist. It   is   full   of   vibrant   colours   of   dahlias,   zinnias,   cannas,   crocosmias,   etc.   as   well   as   exotic   plants   such   as bananas,   bamboos,   Indian   bean   tree,   etc.   set   in   deep   borders   surrounding   a   lawn.      Back   of   the   garden   are drought   tolerant   plants   with   tranquil   courtyards   where   we   will   enjoy   tea   and   cake.   After   lunch   in   Lymington we   are   going   to   Apple   Court   Garden.      This   is   a   beautiful   ornamental   sheltered   wall   garden   with   subtropical borders   and   extensive   ornamental   grasses.   There   is   a   70   metre   hosta   walk,   international   display   of   day lilies   and   a   Japanese   garden   with   a   koi   pond.   This   garden   is   now   under   new   ownership   and   has   been renovated giving it a   5-star rating. Interesting variety of plants for sale in the well-stocked nursery. To   book   your   place   phone   Heather   Hayter    on   02392   597103    and   send   a   cheque   made   payable   to   EHS and dated day of trip to 64 Sunderton Lane, Clanfield, PO8 0NT
New Forest Gardens - Monday 13th August 2018.  Cost £29 .
HOW TO BOOK A TRIP. 1. Phone or email the trip organiser to check availability. 2. Date your cheque for the day of the trip and make it payable to EHS. 3. Send / deliver it to the trip organiser within a week of booking your place. 4. If you are not on Email please enclose a  S.A.E. 21 cm by 8 cm for THE ITINERARY FOR THE DAY.       This will be sent out approx 2 weeks before the trip  (emailers.  Make a note in your diary to keep an eye out for it.)                              
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